Mark Schaub

Schaub, Mark

Areas of practice

Mark Schaub specializes in foreign direct investment, M&A and restructuring in China. He has advised on foreign investment projects in all major sectors in China with a cumulative value exceeding USD 20 billion. He is familiar with China issues faced by companies of all sizes and is a trusted advisor to many companies ranging from family owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies. He is also the global co-head of our consumer practice.

Work experience

Mark Schaub has worked as a lawyer in Shanghai since 1993. He was the first foreign partner to join our China firm in 2000. Prior to this, he worked in well-known German and American law firms in their Shanghai offices. He has been consistently recognized as one of the “Leading Lawyers” by Legal 500 and a number of authoritative legal ranking media for corporate practice.

In addition to his work as legal counsel Mr. Schaub has been appointed as a director to joint ventures and WFOEs in various sectors and has also been liquidation chairman of several large Sino-foreign joint ventures.

He is also the author of the following books “China: the Art of Law – Chronicling deals, disasters, greed, stupidity and occasional success in China” (CCH) and “China Strategy – Entry, Operation and Exit” (Wolters Kluwer). 

He is currently working on “All I want is Everything” a book on the Chinese consumer.

Mark’s working languages are English, German, and Mandarin. 

Location

AQ Contact

AQ Contact
Mark Schaub is one of our AQ contacts.
Legal insights

There are legal challenges as China has strict regulations on surveying and mapping.

19 January 2018

China obviously has big plans for autonomous vehicles.

16 January 2018

On 29 December 2017, MIIT and SAC jointly issued the Final Guidelines on the Standards Establishment for Intelligent and Connected Vehicles.

09 January 2018

Beijing issued regulations on self-driving cars road testing, which is a milestone in regulating the road testing of self-driving cars in China.

22 December 2017